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Originally Posted by iandh
If you're using 3Gb of ram, that means either you're using unmatched sticks, or filling up three ram slots which stresses the mem controller. Either of those scenarios could easily explain your OC troubles.
Some folks have decent luck with more than two slots filled, and others have horrible luck. Using only two slots with matched sticks is your safest bet for OC ease and stability.
Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d
When you say "boot problems", do you mean the board starts up, resets twice, boots once more, and resets all your BIOS settings?
If so, then that's normal. It's Gigabyte's own protection system. If it senses that your overclock is unstable, it will double-restart and reset all BIOS settings. It's not a design flaw, just a security measure they have.